Senior Office Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$35,000
$26,000
$35,000
$48,000
The average senior office assistant makes about $35,453 per year. That's $17.04 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $26,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $48,000. Many of senior office assistants seem to be drawn to health care and education companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case senior office assistants tend to work at professional, technology, and health care companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that New York, Rhode Island and Connecticut pay senior office assistants the highest salaries.
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Map of Senior Office Assistant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Senior Office Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Senior Office Assistant Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a senior office assistant is roughly $35,453 per year, which boils down to $17.04 per hour. Interestingly enough, senior office assistants have the highest salaries in New York, NY at about $51,062 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in New York, NY is $17,000. Additionally, senior office assistants make more than the average salary in Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, Mountain View, CA, Saint Clair Shores, MI, and Las Cruces, NM. On a more broad level, senior office assistant salaries are highest in New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Maine. On the contrary, Missouri, Tennessee, and Arkansas offer the lowest senior office assistant salaries.

Average Senior Office Assistant Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a senior office assistant, working for Ernst & Young or Memorial Hermann Continuing Care Hospital might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Dignity Health and Sacramento County report highly competitive salaries for senior office assistants.

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Average Senior Office Assistant Pay By Industry

Senior office assistant salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with professional, technology, and health care companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a senior office assistant can make a yearly salary of $45,709 while working for professional companies. All the while, other senior office assistants are making $38,879 at technology companies and $36,314 at health care companies. One industry senior office assistants may want to avoid is the non profits industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $33,384.

Industry
Average Salary
Professional
Professional
$45,709
$46k
Technology
Technology
$38,879
$39k
Health Care
Health Care
$36,314
$36k
Education
Education
$34,364
$34k
Insurance
Insurance
$34,260
$34k
Government
Government
$33,509
$34k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$33,384
$33k

Senior Office Assistant Salary History

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Recently Added Senior Office Assistant Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Star Staffing
Star Staffing
Senior Office Assistant
Senior Office Assistant
Senior Office Assistant
07/30/2020
07/30/2020
$37,566
$37,566
07/30/2020
Phoenix Union High School District
Phoenix Union High School District
SY-Office Assistant/Sr CC #2796)
SY-Office Assistant/Sr CC #2796)
SY-Office Assistant/Sr CC #2796)
06/18/2020
06/18/2020
$31,743
$31,743
06/18/2020
Phoenix Union High School District
Phoenix Union High School District
SY-Office Assistant/Sr APO Office (Cc#2809)
SY-Office Assistant/Sr APO Office (Cc#2809)
SY-Office Assistant/Sr APO Office (Cc#2809)
05/08/2020
05/08/2020
$31,743
$31,743
05/08/2020
Senior Office Assistant
Senior Office Assistant
03/25/2020
03/25/2020
$27,820
$27,820
03/25/2020
Phoenix Union High School District
Phoenix Union High School District
SY-Office Assistant Senior (Cc#2781)
SY-Office Assistant Senior (Cc#2781)
SY-Office Assistant Senior (Cc#2781)
03/07/2020
03/07/2020
$31,702
$31,702
03/07/2020
Senior Office Assistant-Academic Outreach and Student Success
Senior Office Assistant-Academic Outreach and Student Success
03/02/2020
03/02/2020
$29,197
$29,197
03/02/2020
City of Las Cruces, Nm
City of Las Cruces, Nm
Office Assistant Senior
Office Assistant Senior
Office Assistant Senior
02/28/2020
02/28/2020
$24,147
$24,147
02/28/2020
Office Assistant Senior
Office Assistant Senior
02/28/2020
02/28/2020
$31,350
$31,350
02/28/2020
Ssb/Ua9 SR Office Assistant and Building Attendant (Salary)
Ssb/Ua9 SR Office Assistant and Building Attendant (Salary)
02/26/2020
02/26/2020
$34,000
$34,000
02/26/2020
Senior Office Assistant
Senior Office Assistant
02/25/2020
02/25/2020
$38,610
$38,610
02/25/2020